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2017 PICTURES

 

THE LUDLOW LEAGUE K.O. TROPHY
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24TH 2017

Chelmarsh:
Winners of the Ludlow League K.O. Trophy.
The team played extremely well to win the K.O. Trophy.
Winning 211-197 in shots.
Well played the whole team.
(I-R)
Dave Davies, Jan Hetherington, Linda Jones, Barbara Frost, Syd Jones, Mike Frost,
Kevin Hotchkiss, Peter Jackman, Sue Jackman (captain), & John Price.

 


Cleobury:
Runners up in the Ludlow League K.O. Trophy.
The team played extremely well to reach the final, but the handicap of 65 shots was a little
to much to over come. They won 7-3 in games but lost 197-211 on shots.
Well played the whole team.
(l-r)
Stan Checkett, Dave Warrington, Roy Broome, Phil Pack, Andy Pain, Mark Cash (captain),
Ron Reed, Colin McMurray, Roy Andrews, & Chris Cowdell. 

 

PRESIDENTS DAY
 SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH 2017

Dave Jones (club president) & Lesley Burnside (club captain)
Dave is presenting Lesley with the Presidents Trophy. The trophy is played for on 
Presidents Day: the President & Club Captain pick their teams from a list of players
available: 6 at a time. the match is played over 3 games of 7 ends with the result on shots.
This is the first year, since 2011, that the Club Captain 's team has won.
It was a resounding victory 194-189
Well done the Captain's team.
This day is also the prize presentation day, but this was cut short by the heavy rainfall.
A wonderful buffet was enjoyed in the Pavilion.
The day was well supported with visitors from Highley Bowls Club, Chelmarsh Bowls Club
and Craven Arms Bowls Club, thanks for your support.
Special thanks to Lesley Burnside, Jean Wilson & Pam Lacey for providing the buffet.
And once again to John Cadwallader & Phil Pack for organising the games,
 

 


Norman Brookes (Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club treasure)
presenting a cheque to Meurice Evans a local representative for The AIR AMBULANCE.
The money was raised at the recent Air Ambulance Day bowls competition.

 


NIGHTINGALE NURSES.
Rosemary Abbis, (l) & Gill Shorter, receiving a donation from Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club,
for this local charity that organises care in the home.
The money, £310.00, was raised at a Charity Day that was held earlier in the season.
 Thanks to everyone who took part.

 


the 3 kitchen helpers:
(l-r) Howard Broome (chief washerupa), Dorothy Davies, & Lauren Burnside.
The help these people give in the back ground is really appreciated.
Thank you all.

 

 

2017 SUNDAY MORNING LEAGUE K. O.

Marksmen, winners of the K.O. Cup.
(l-r) Chris Cowdell, Sue Weston, & Squad captain Phil Pack, absent: Bob Jennings.
They had 104 shots 69 + 35, over 5 games.

 

2017 SUNDAY MORNING LEAGUE CONSOLATION CUP

MIFFS, winners of the Consolation Cup.
(l-r) Clive Goodman, Dave Howard, Jim Bourne, & Squad Captain Chris Smith.
They had, 100 shots to 75  + 25 over 5 games.

 

MOTTESHEAD CUP
(scratch triples)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH 2017

(l-r) Stan Checkett, Jean Wilson & Tony Wilson
with the Mottershead Cup, which they won 21-18.
It was a fantastic final, in which the winning team were never in front until the score was 16-17
then they edged their way ahead, with some super woods, to take the trophy.
The losing finalists: Howard Broome, Roy Broome & Bob Steele added to the final with good leads
and great recovery shots.
5 teams took part in a very enjoyable afternoons sport.
Well played everyone. 

 

Highley Bowls Club
Air Ambulance Day September 3rd 2017 
 
 
Highley Bowling Club Air Ambulance Day turned out to be a rather damp day with continual drizzle and showers all through the day. These conditions though did not dampen the members who and friends who took part, with everyone having a good days bowling.
20 pairs took part and the usual format 3 games of 7 ends each game was used in the competition.
Because of the conditions the highest scores from the 2 sections went straight a final,
played over 9 ends.
The final was played between: Tony, Wilson & Pat Pargetter, (l)
& Dorothy Cowdell, & Brian Williams,
Tony & pat played extremely well to win 11-4.
Well played both players.
A special thanks goes to all of the ladies who provided a wonderful buffet and gentlemen
who prepared the green in such good condition.
Also thanks to John Cadwallader & Phil Pack for once more for ensuring the competition
went without a hitch.
A total of £363.00 was raised for the Air Ambulance.
A service that is so much appreciated.
 
 

       
       
       
       

CAPTAINS DAY
August 20th 2017 

Lesley Burnside (Club Captain) presenting  the prizes the the 4 finalists.
The day stated off very well weather wise, with everyone enjoying the bowls matches. and enjoyed a wonderful Buffett lunch.
The rain Started just about the same time as the Semi-finals were to begin.
So the games were reduced to seven ends.
A special thanks must go to the Club Captain, for providing a wonderful day.
Also to the three ladies for the Buffet lunch.
And once again to Phil Pack and John Cadwallader, for organising the  games.

 


The four finalists shake hands before the game.
Because the weather was deteriorating the final was played over 7 ends.
Roy & Dave won 8-3

 


First Semi-Final:
(l-r) Jim Brown, Jean Wilson, Roy Broome & Dave Clarke.
Roy & Dave won 9-1.

Second Semi-Final:
Mick Davies, Eunice Williams, Tony Mantle, & Nick Flatters.
Mick & Eunice won10-2

 


The three Ladies who prepared the buffet lunch
 being presented with bouquets of flowers by the Club captain, Lesley Burnside. 

 


These 3 young ladies prepared a marvellous buffet lunch.
(l-r) Hilda woodhouse, Ann Jones & Eve Brookes.
Thank you Ladies, from everyone.
 

 


This, was a special celebration held before the Captain's Day games started.
Ken Link (centre) has played for Mortimer: Ludlow league, since 2015 and has always
been available when needed. In that time he has played played 45 games.
On Thursday August 17th. he won his first game and was promised when he won a game everyone would buy him a tot of whiskey, but  they bought him a bottle of whiskey instead.
It just goes to show: keep on trying and you will win in the end.
The presentation was made by Jim Roberts (Mortimer captain)
and Lesley Burnside This years club Captain.  

 

 

Below: members enjoying the Captains Day games.
 

 

 

2017 DENNIS EDWARDS MEMORIAL CUP
Scratch Doubles 
 
 
Howard Broome (L) & Colin McMurray
with the Dennis Edwards Memorial Trophy.
Howard & Colin played superbly throughout the game to win  21-11. 
The losing finalists were Mick Davies & Chris Cowdell.

 


CLEOBURY MORTIMER SENIOR CITIZENS
Being presented with the 4th division league K.O trophy by Graham McCarthy (League treasurer)
(left to right)
Roy Broome, Chris Cowdell, Eric Mark, Colin McMurray (Capt.) Roy Morris, Stan Checkett.

 

MID-SHROPSHIRE SENIOR CITIZENS LEAGUE DIVISION 4
LEAGUE K.O. FINAL WINNERS AUGUST 17th 2017:
CLEOBURY MORTIMER

Cleobury Mortimer senior citizens winning team
(left to right)
Roy Broome, Chris Cowdell, Eric Mark, Colin McMurray (captain) Roy Morris, Stan Checkett.
The losing finalists were Grey Squirrel.
Cleobury Mortimer won 117-85.

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 12TH 2017
LADIES CUP

Lesley Burnside with the LADIES CUP.
Lesley played extremely well to win 21-9.
The losing finalist was Dorothy Davies.
 Well played everyone.  

 

The HODGES TROPHY (over 70s)

Chris Cowdell with the HODGES TROPHY
Won 21-9
The losing finalist Howard Broome

 

SUNDAY AUGUST 6th 2017
DANIEL TAYLOR AIR AMBULANCE DAY

Finalists of the Daniel Taylor Air Ambulance Day. (with their prizes)
Final winners Joan Griffiths, & Les Link (L)
& runners up Christine Smith & Chris Cowdell.
Joan & Les won 7-5 after 9 ends.
The final was a very tight match with the score at 5-5 after 8 ends, but Joan & Les
scored a super 2 on the last end to take the match.
43 members and friends took part in this annual competition.
The numbers were boosted considerably by members of Highley Bowls club
& Chelmarsh Bowls Club.
Thanks must go to Lesley Burnside who organised the event with the help of the Cleobury Ladies.
Once again a special thanks goes to Phil Pack & John Cadwallader
for organising the games. Members played 3 games of 7 ends in 3 groups with the best 2 scores playing in the final.
The weather, as can be seen from the photographs, was very kind to us,
but every one enjoyed themselves.
A total of £260.00 was raised for this very worthy cause.
Thanks to everyone for their support. 

 

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 5th 2017
The DOWNES CUP (mixed scratch doubles)

Joe & Lesley Burnside (Husband & Wife)
with the Downes Cup.
Lesley and Joe played extremely well to win this competition,
playing 3 games in all. The final score being 21-10.
The losing finalists were Dorothy Davies & Howard Broome.
There was an entry of 8 pairs.

 

SATURDAY JULY 22nd 2017
The HORTON SHIELD (scratch Doubles)

Bob Steele & Lesley Burnside with the Horton Shield.
Bob & Lesley played extremely well in the final and won 21-19
The losing finalists were Roy Broome & Chris Cowdell.
6 pairs entered the competition, well played all entrents.

 

SUNDAY JULY 16th 2017
CHARITY DAY

The finalists for the first Charity Day match.
Ron Reed & Richard Green (I) Mary Betteridge & Roy Broome.
The format for the competition was three games of 7 ends in 3 sections with the 2 highest scores
playing in the final. Ron & Richard won their section with 30 shots,
and Mary & Roy won their section with 27 shots.
It was a cracking final with Mary & Roy winning 3 shots on the first end the Ron & Richard
got a 1 then a 4 then it was nip and tuck with Ron & Richard finally winning 9-6.
Well played both pairs.
This event was also very well supported by the wonderful members of
the Highley Bowls Club, and the Chelmarsh Bowls Club.
A big thanks to Lesley Burnside for organising the event and to all the background helpers.
  With a big thank you to Phil Pack & John Cadwallader for their organisation of the the games.
A total of £306.00 was raised and this will go to the local
 NIGHTINGALE NURSES & the MILLBROOK SUITE at Kidderminster Hospital.


The finalists being presented with their prizes by Lesley Burnside (C)

Below some of the members who took part in the Charity Day event.
 
   
       
       

 

SATURDAY JULY 1st. 2017
The LUDLOW LEAGUE VETERANS CUP

Roy Crowther (Burway) winner of the Ludlow League Cup. (for the 4th time)
The final was against Roy Broome (Cleobury Mortimer)
Roy Broom started the match -2 shots. Roy Crowther took a good early lead of 11-5
 Roy Broome fought back to 14-11 then Roy Crowther finished of with  21-14.
Well played both finalists, they played 4 games each on a very hot day.
16 players took part on
All the other results can be found on the Ludlow & District web-site.
All reports are thanks to Steve Burmingham'

Thanks must go to the members of Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club for Providing a top class green and refreshments throughout the day.

 

 

SATURDAY JULY 1st 2017
LUDLOW LEAGUE JUNIOR FINAL

Simon Parsonage presented the Junior Merit Cup to Harry Parsonage
George Cooper  was the losing finalist.
 Unfortunately, there were only 2 entrants but a top class game was played.
George went into a 13-4 lead then Harry got the jack and went 17-13 up,
George came back 18-17 down with Harry finely winning 21-17.
Well played to these young players who both represent the Shropshire junior County.
Simon sponsors the Ludlow and District Bowles League and is Harry's father    

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24th 2017
THE REED CUP (scratch doubles)

Tony Wilson (l) & Roy Broome (r) receiving the Reed Cup from Ron Reed.
This trophy was presented in memory of CHARLES REED, Ron's father.
The losing finalists were Joe Taylor & Chris Cowdell.
The final was almost a game of two halves with Tony & Roy storming into a 15-0 lead,
but with a change of lead Joe & Chris fought back to 15-18 but Tony & Roy
hung on to win 21-15.
Well played both pairs.
8 pairs took part. 

 

SATURDAY JUNE 17th2017
THE JACK-IN-THE BOX TROPHY
(scratch doubles)

Brian Sheldon (centre) presenting the JACK-IN-THE-BOX Trophy
To Nick Flatters (left) and Mick Davies,
It was a tremendous final: Nick & Mike played 3 games to win the trophy,
with a good win of 21-12. The losing finalists were Lesley Burnside & Colin Moore.
All of the games were played in a sizzerling temperature of at least 26 degrees
Eight pairs took part and it is congratulations to everyone.

 
SATURDAY JUNE 3rd 2017
THE ALLUN MARTIN CUP
(scratch singles)  

Bob Jennings (r) receiving the Allun Martin Cup from Club President Dave Jones.
Bob Played extremely well over 4 games to win this magnificent Trophy.
His opponent was Dorothy Davies who played an excellent game herself.
The final score was 21-9.
12 members took part.
Well played to both contestants.

 

Saturday May 27th 2017
The WAKEMAN CUP (handicap singles)

Chris Cowdell (r) winner of the Wakeman Cup.
The losing finalist was Lesley Burnside.
It was a very well played final with Chris winning 21-14.
Ten members took part.
Well played all competitors.

 

Saturday May 13th 2017
The ISON CUP ( scratch doubles)

Tony Wilson (L) and Joe Burnside
Winners of the Ison Cup
It was  top class final, with Jean Wilson & Colin McMurray
being the losing finalists. The score was 21-18.
Well played to all of those who took part in the competition.

 

MONDAY, MAY 1st 2017 

THE ALLAN POWELL TROPHY
Held at Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club.
This an annual match played at Gilt Edge Bowls Club and Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club
alternately.
This year there is a certain poignancy attached to today's match as
Allan Powel who donated The Trophy passed away on March 27th.

 

 

 


Part of the wonderful Buffet

 


Lesley Burnside, (Club Captain) preparing the buffet
with the help of Jean Wilson.

 


Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club, Club Captain, Lesley Burnside receiving the
ALLAN POWEL TROPHY,
from Mark Zandos, Club Captain of  Gilt Edge Bowls Club.
This is the first time in 4 years that Cleobury have won the trophy.
The format of play was pairs playing 15 ends with aggregate score winning.
It was a superb win with Cleobury Mortimer
winning  146-114 and winning 6-4 in games.
A big thank you to Lesley and Jean for preparing the buffet,
to Lauren collecting the raffle monies, Tony Wilson for organising the match.
Also a big thank you to Phil Pack for producing a top class Green.